Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Free COVID-19 testing Thursday

UTA Health Services continues to offer free COVID-19 testing for students. Appointments are available 12:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Great Room at Arlington Hall.

The CDC does not recommend testing if you have already tested positive in the preceding three months and do not currently have symptoms.

There are a limited number of spots available; an appointment is required. You can schedule one through the MavCare Patient Portal by going to

You will receive notification of your results two to three days after your appointment.

For any questions, please email or call 817-272-2771, option 1.

Digital screen on pole showing a nursing instructor.

Grant expands robots for nursing education

A new grant will help the College of Nursing and Health Innovation triple its fleet of telepresence robots and bring onboard new training devices to assist rural and remote nursing students during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Maverick Stampede continues

The Maverick Stampede is the official kickoff to the spring semester. You’ll experience fun and exciting programs—virtual and on-campus—centered on integrating new and returning students with campus life.

Student Money Management Listening Session

Join the Student Money Management Center at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, on Microsoft Teams to discuss student loans, grants, scholarships, and working on campus.

Virtual Activity Fair Day

Activity Fair Day is a prime opportunity to explore an array of campus resources. It's a great way to begin or expand your cocurricular involvement. Sign in at noon or 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Important dates

  • Jan. 26—Census date for first eight-week term.
  • Feb. 3—Census date for spring semester.
  • Feb. 9—Last day to drop classes for first five-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • Feb. 19—Last day of classes for first five-week term.
  • Feb. 22—Final exams for first five-week term.
  • Feb. 24—Last day to drop classes for first eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • Feb. 28—Registration ends for second five-week term.
  • March 11—Last day of classes for first eight-week term.
  • March 12—Final exams for first eight-week term.
  • March 15-20—Spring Break.

Daily Self-Check before Coming to Campus. All students must take their temperature daily before going to campus. If you experience any symptoms that are new, worsening or not normal for you, please remain or return home.

Student resources

The UTA coronavirus website includes updates and new pages. Important sites are:

Counseling and Psychological Services offers counseling sessions and workshops. To schedule an appointment, call 817-272-3671.

Emergency Assistance Fund can help students experiencing a temporary financial hardship.

Health Services provides COVID-19 testing, flu shots, and other health services. Do not go to the center if you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19; first call 817-272-2771.

UTA/Tri-C Food Pantry dispenses food and non-food essential items every Thursday. To request a pick-up time, email

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